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Evan McIntyre

Defenseman

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 174
  • Hometown Oakville, Ontario
  • Junior Team Penticton Vees (BCHL)

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2021-22 (Sophomore Season, through Dec. 17)

  • Has appeared in two games

2020-21 (Freshman Season)

  • Three assists and 29 shot blocks on the year while playing in 21 games
  • Assist vs. Michigan State Nov. 28 for first collegiate point
  • Helper vs. Arizona State Dec. 18 and against the Sun Devils March 4
  • +3 vs. ASU March 4
  • Seven shot blocks in first collegiate series at Minnesota Nov. 23-24, with four in game one
  • Blocked seven shots vs. Arizona State Dec. 17-18, with four in game two
  • Three blocks at Wisconsin Feb. 26
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played two seasons with Penticton in the BCHL
  • Skated in 58 games in 2019-20 regular season, with 29 points on six goals and 23 assists
  • Started 2018-19 with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL, with a 2-5-7 line in 23 games; ended year with Penticton, posting seven points (3g, 4a) in 18 outings
  • Saw action in 11 BCHL playoff games over the last two years combined, with a goal and two assists; Penticton won the Interior Division both years
  • 2020 Team Canada West selection camp participant
  • Played for St. Andrew’s College in 2016-17 and ’17-18
  • Skated with Mississauga Rebels and Toronto Red Wings organizations
  • Selected for 2016 OHL Gold Cup
  • Part of 2017 St. Sebastian Tournament and 2016 DEL Junior Cup championship teams
  • Graduated from St. Andrews in 2018; earned Academic Merit in 2018 and Academic Scholar accolades from 2016-18, along with hockey Academic Achievement award in 2018; Took part in 142 Highland Cadet Core
  • Also played baseball

Personal

  • Son of Jason, a TD Bank distributor, and Liza; Has a younger sister, Brooke
  • Consumer and family financial services major
  • Enjoys golf and fishing and was high school ping pong champion
  • Played with Buckeye Ryan O’Connell at St. Andrews College
  • Has worked with the Penticton Learn to Skate program and as a golf course greenskeeper and a landscaper
  • On why he chose Ohio State: “The first class facilities, great coaching staff and academics.”
  • Began playing hockey at 6 years old; Started because he had an outdoor rink beside his house he would go on every day as a kid. Father got him into the sport by taking him to Calgary Flames games.